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  • Interop: Ransomware should haunt you all the time

    When the ransomware demands come in it’s really too late to come up with a good response plan, so do that as soon as you can, an Interop audience was told.

    Written by Tim Greene07 May 16 00:00
  • Cyber insurance can be your worst nightmare, best friend

    Cyber insurance can pay out millions to cover the cost of data breach liability, but buying the policies can be a nightmare for info security pros, and premiums for similar coverage can vary wildly.

    Written by Tim Greene05 May 16 22:08
  • Interop at 30: New technology, new missions

    The Interop conference convening this week will be a far cry from the gathering of a small group of technology pioneers who sought interoperability among Internet devices 30 years ago.

    Written by Tim Greene03 May 16 02:39
  • Google: Cloud on verge of major transformation

    Something big is up in the cloud. Google's Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure Urs Hölzle says in five years you will barely be able to recognize what today's cloud looks like.

    Written by Brandon Butler30 April 15 22:40
  • Extreme outlines SDN policy

    Extreme Networks this week said it will support a community-developed policy framework in its SDN controller as well as tighter integration with Microsoft's unified communications platform.

    Written by Jim Duffy30 April 15 07:03
  • Facebook networking chief: No more secret ASIC commands

    Facebook's head of network operations has great expectations for software defined networking (SDN), though he may not be relying on commercial hardware vendors to bring SDN to the social networking giant's own infrastructure.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 Oct. 13 20:53
  • Verizon Recreates the Public Cloud for the Enterprise IT

    For the past two years, Verizon has been quietly re-architecting its public cloud from the ground up to build a new enterprise-focused offering that allows organizations to dial in precisely the level of compute, network and storage they need for individual uses.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud03 Oct. 13 19:04
  • Verizon's next cloud services emphasize performance, granular billing

    Verizon is extending its suite of cloud services to offer a new IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) option, called Verizon Cloud Compute, as well as a new storage-as-a-service, Verizon Cloud Storage, that the company says offer finer granularity in pricing and stricter quality of service metrics than its competitors.

    Written by Joab Jackson03 Oct. 13 16:22
  • SDN coming ... soon

    Software defined networking was a hot topic at the recent Interop conference in Las Vegas, where enthusiasm for the emerging technology overpowered any lingering doubts.

    Written by John Dix20 May 13 13:52
  • Big Data is a big but young market

    A recent survey by Forrester found that 7 per cent of IT executives and 9 per cent of business leaders feel they have gained a true return on investment from Big Data. That means there's a lot more business can be doing to glean insights from the massive amount of data that's potentially available to them.

    Written by Brandon Butler13 May 13 20:56
  • SDN and InteropNet: Cranking up and running world's biggest temporary network

    It starts with a gathering in a warehouse in Brisbane, Calif. Vendor reps, volunteers and networking experts of all stripes meet to create an enormous temporary network using products from 23 different companies, test it within an inch of its life -- and then stuff it on to trucks drive it out to Las Vegas.

    Written by Jon Gold06 May 13 17:33
  • How Facebook aims to reinvent hardware

    Facebook used to be a company just like many others: It would buy servers, racks and other hardware from vendors like HP and Dell and rent out co-location space from vendors like DuPont Fabros and others.

    Written by Brandon Butler06 May 13 11:14
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